The definition of a verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being.(noun)
An example of a verb is write.
See verb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME verbe < OFr < L verbum, word (used as transl. of Gr rhēma, verb, orig., word)
See verb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English verbe
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin verbum, word, verb (translation of Greek rhēma, word, verb); see wer-5 in Indo-European roots.
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